University of Wisconsin-Madison demographers part of research team to win national excellence award for rural population research

UW-Madison Applied Population Laboratory’s Katherine Curtis, Daniel Veroff, and Malia Jones are part of a multidisciplinary, multi-institution research team that was recently awarded the National Excellence in Multistate Research Award from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). This prestigious and highly competitive award recognizes scientists who conduct exemplary research and outreach efforts across multiple states and in doing so enhance the visibility of USDA multistate programs.


New Wisconsin partnerships focus on farmer health and well-being

Ongoing economic conditions continue to take a toll on Wisconsin’s rural communities. These conditions have led to many concerns about the high levels of farm stress, health concerns, and increased suicide risk. UW-Madison Extension is working with partners to provide education, resources, and support to mitigate farm stress and reduce suicide risk in rural communities.

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Espanol – Edible Startup Summit 2020

Emprendedores de todo el estado de Wisconsin se reunirán de manera virtual para una cumbre de dos días el 9 y 10 de noviembre. La cumbre Edible Startup Summit se enfoca en las empresas alimentarias que están en las primeras fases del desarrollo empresarial. 

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Updated resource provides tools for understanding food security

The Wisconsin Food Security Project is an interactive data and mapping portal featuring county and subcounty data related to food security in Wisconsin. It supports stakeholder groups in identifying long-standing as well as newly emerging risk factors that impact food security in their communities.